Published: July 2010

ID #: 63049, 63052, 63149

Journal: Public Health Nutr

Authors: Laska MN, Borradaile KE, Tester J, Foster GD, Gittelsohn J

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This article assesses the availability of healthy foods in small food stores within four metropolitan areas: Baltimore, Maryland; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota; Oakland, California; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Overall, availability of healthy foods within these small urban stores was limited. For nearly all food/beverage categories, scores regarding healthy food availability increased as store size increased.

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